World Heritage Sites in South America

Iguazú Falls: Iguazú National Park, World Heritage Site (Argentina) Editor Wed, 01/02/2019 - 17:50
Iguazú National Park, located in the northeastern tip of Argentina, is situated on a basaltic line spanning the border with Brazil. The semicircular waterfall at the heart of this site is made up of many cascades producing vast sprays of water and is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world.
Ischigualasto and Talampaya Natural Parks, World Heritage Site (Argentina) Editor Sun, 11/18/2018 - 17:58
These two contiguous parks, Ischigualasto and Talampaya, in the Sierra Pampeanas, contain the most complete continental fossil record known from the Triassic Period. Six geological formations contain fossils of a wide range of ancestors of mammals, dinosaurs and plants.
Jesuit Block and Estancias of Córdoba, World Heritage Site (Argentina) Editor Fri, 12/07/2018 - 21:05
The Jesuit Block and Estancias of Córdoba are a former Jesuit reduction built by missionaries in the province of Córdoba, Argentina. It is an exceptional example of a vast religious, political, economic, legal and cultural system.

Jesuit Missions of La Santísima Trinidad de Paraná and Jesús de Tavarangue, World Heritage Site (Paraguay)

The Jesuit Missions of Paraguay, La Santísima Trinidad de Paraná and Jesús de Tavarangue, are part of a series of 30 missions in the Río de la Plata basin established by the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) during the 17th and 18th centuries.
Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis, World Heritage Site (Argentina, Brazil) Editor Thu, 12/20/2018 - 20:36
The ruins of São Miguel das Missões in Brazil and those of San Ignacio Miní, Santa Ana, Nuestra Señora de Loreto and Santa María la Mayor in Argentina, lie at the heart of a tropical forest. They are the remains of five Jesuit missions, built in the land of the Guaranis during the 17th and 18th centuries.
Los Alerces National Park, World Heritage Site (Argentina) Editor Wed, 10/10/2018 - 19:31
Los Alerces National Park is located in the Andes of northern Patagonia in Argentina. It has a western boundary which coincides with the Chilean border. Successive glaciations have molded the landscape in the region creating spectacular features such as moraines, glacial cirques and clearwater lakes.